|BALLARD... William Ballard, b. England, 1603, d Andover, Mass.,
Arms -- Sable, a griffin segreant ermine armed and gorged with
a crown or.
Crest -- A demi-griffin, wing endorsed ermine, beaked and legged
Motto -- Forti non ignavo... (Matthews
JOHN BENJAMIN, 1598-1645, from Bristol, Eng., in the ship "Lion,"
1632, settled at Cambridge, Mass.
Arms — Or, on a saltire quarterly, pierced sable five annulets
Crest — On a chapeau turned up ermine a flame of fire proper.
John Benjamin, Boston, 1632.
Or, on a saltire quarterly, pierced sable five annulets counterchanged.
CREST — On a chapeau, a flame of fire, all ppr.
MOTTO — Poussez en avant. (Crozier 1904:21)
|EDDY... Rev. William Eddy, Vicar of St. Dunstan's Church, Cranbrook,
Kent, England, a native of the City of Bristol, Gloucestershire...
Arms--Sable, three old men's head couped at the shoulders argent,
Crest--A cross-crosslet fitchée sable, and a dagger argent,
hilt or, in saltire.
Motto--Crux mihi grata quies... (Matthews
John Emery, Newbury, 1635.
Argent, three bars nebulée gules, in chief as many torteaux.
CREST -- Out of a mural crown, a demi-horse argent, maned or, collared
gules, studded of the first.
MOTTO -- Fidelis et suavis. (Crozier 1904:54)
JOHN EMERY, of Romsey, Hampshire, England, to Newbury, Mass., 1635.
Arms -- Argent, three bars nebuleé gules, in chief as many
Crest -- Out of a mural crown a demi-horse argent maned or, collared
gules studded of the first. (Matthews 1991b:30)
EDWARD FAWCONER, of Andover, Mass., 1648, from Kingsclere, Hampshire.
Arms — Sable, three falcons argent, belled or.
Crest — A garb of wheat or, banded argent. (Matthews
Edmond Fawkener, Andover.
(King's Cleere, Hampshire.)
Sable, three falcons argent, beaked, legged and belled or. (Crozier
Nicholas Holt, Newbury, 1635.
Azure, two bars or; in chief a cross formée fitchée
of the last.
CREST -- A squirrel sejant or, holding a hazel-branch, slipped
and fructed; all ppr.
MOTTO -- Exaltavit humiles. (Crozier 1904:73)
Joseph Loomis, Windsor, 1639
Argent, between two palets gules, three fleurs-de-lis in pale sable,
a chief azure.
CREST — On a chapeau a pelican vulning herself ppr.
MOTTO — Ne cede malis. (Crozier 1904:86)
|Loomis Arg bet 2 pales 3 fleurs-de-lis a chief az
Crest: on a chapeau gu (?) turned up erm a pelican wounding herself
Motto: Ne cede mailis
Bookplate C.B. Loomis, writer (Bolton
Thomas Lord, Boston, 1635.
Argent, on a fesse gules between three cinquefoils azure, a hind
passant between two pheons or.
CREST — A demi-bird, wings expanded sable, on its head two small
horns or. Dexter wing gules lined argent. Sinister wing argent
lined gules. (Crozier 1904:86)
THOMAS LORD, b 1585, came to New England, 1635, probably from Sudbury,
Co. Suffolk, England.
Arms — Argent, on a fesse gules, between three cinquefoils
azure, a hind passant betw. two pheons or.
Crest — A demi-bird sable on the head two small horns or,
wings expanded. (Matthews 1991b:51)
|Lord Arg on a fess gu bet 3 cinquefoils az a hind
pass bet 2 pheons or.
Crest: a demi-bird with wings expanded sa. On its head
2 small horns or. The dexter wing gu lined arg. The sinister
wing arg lined gu.
Seal on will of widow of Thomas Lord, who came 1635. Vermont's
Amer. Heral., pp. 22, 171 (Bolton 1927: 105)
JAMES OLMSTEAD, b. 1580, of New Eng., 1632, son of James Olmsted
of Leighs Magna, Essex, Eng.
Arms — Sable, a pheon between three cresents argent.
Crest — A stag's head gules, armed or. (Matthews
|STANTON... Thomas Stanton, 1616-76, from London, Eng. settled at
Stonington, Conn., 1650, m. Ann LORD...
Arms -- Vairé, argent and sable, on a canton gules a lion
passant guardant or.
Crest-- A demi-lion rampant, vairé argent and sable, crowned
or. (Matthews 1991c:149b)
Bolton, Charles Knowles. 1927. Bolton's American Armory:
a Record of Coats of Arms Which Have Been in Use within the Present Bounds
of the United States. 2nd. ed. F.W. Faxon, Boston, MA (1964,
Heraldic Book Co., Baltimore, MD; Broderbund CD-368).
Crozier, William Armstrong Crozier. 1904. Crozier's General
Armory: a Registry of American Families Entitled to Coat Armor.
Fox, Duffield, & Co., New York (1957, Southern Book Co., Baltimore,
MD; Broderbund CD-368).
Matthews, John. 1991a. Complete American Armoury and
Blue Book, combining 1903, 1907 and 1911-13 Editions. Clearfield/Genealogical
Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund CD-368).
______________. 1991b. Complete American Armoury and
Blue Book, combining 1903, 1907 and 1911-13 Editions. Part II, Armorial
Addenda. Clearfield/Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore,
MD (Broderbund CD-368).
______________. 1991c. Complete American Armoury and
Blue Book, combining 1903, 1907 and 1911-13 Editions. Part IV, 1911-23
edition. Clearfield/Genealogical Publ. Co., Baltimore, MD (Broderbund
||a small ring
||in the case of animals, bearing its natural weapons (e.g.,
talons, teeth, horns, antlers, beak, etc.)
||used when two or more objects are joined with a band
of a different color
||horizontal band across the shield
||a bird of prey with bells on its jesses (leather straps
on the legs used to control a bird of prey, as in falconry)
||the verbal description of a coat of arms
||resembles a first quarter, but smaller (size variable,
but usually about 1/3 the width of the chief)
||any hat, but specifically the "Cap of Dignity" or "Cap
of Maintenance": a red velvet cap with a turned up rim of ermine;
used as a base for the crest, instead of a wreath
||across the top of the shield; a horizontal band of color
across the top third of the shield
||ornaments in the form of five leaves or lobes, often
with the center pierced
||cut off in a straight line
||used with respect to the hair on a man's head (or a horse's
mane) when of a different color
||a cross with its ends crossed
||on the right side of the shield from the viewpoint of
the wearer (on the left side to the viewer)
||two objects back-to-back, often in reference to wings
held raised over the animal's back
||a scalloped edge with the points directed outwards
||white with numerous small black "tails," as in a robe
made of ermine pelts; in heraldry, the black "tails" may be graphically
(the ermine is a small weasel, related to the mink, whose
fur turns white in winter, but with the tail remaining black)
||maximum spreading of a bird's wing
||a horizontal band of color across the middle third of
||having the lower end pointed, usually in reference to
||literally, flowers of the lily; the royal badge of France,
later adopted in many English arms
||sheaf of grain (wheat unless otherwise stated)
||having the face turned towards the viewer
||female deer, specifically, the European Red Deer,
elaphus (in U.S. called "elk" or "wapiti")
||said of a crown, shaped and indented to look like a masonry
||a vertical stipe of color on the shield, one-third of
the width of the shield and centered; a vertical line dividing the shield
||a vertical stripe of color on the shield, one-sixth the
width of the shield
||an animal walking to the left (from the standpoint of
the viewer) with its right forepaw raised
||parted by, as in dividing the shield
||the head of a dart, barbed, and engrailed on the inner
||pierced, usually with a circular hole, with the background
color showing through
||in natural colors
||the shield is divided into quarters; quarters numbered
one through four, left to right, top to bottom
||rearing up, as of an animal
||a cross in the form of an "X" or objects so crossed
||same as rampant, used only with griffin
||on the left side of the shield from the viewpoint of
the wearer (on the right side to the viewer)
||male deer, specifically, the European Red Deer,
elaphus (in U.S. called "elk" or "wapiti")
||in reference to a collar with studs of a different color
||a red roundel/roundle (disk)
||a pattern of alternating blue and white (azure and argent)
upright and inverted bell-like shapes
||used of an animal wounded and bleeding; vulning is most
often used in reference to a pelican wounding herself